Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors MSc

University of Birmingham

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The environmental impact from the use of fossil fuels and the uncertainties in their sources of supply has led to many alternative energy sources being investigated. But of these, only nuclear fission power is at present sufficiently developed to provide an economically viable alternative to fossil fuels. This programme began in 1956 with the build of the first nuclear reactor in Britain. Since then we have continually updated the areas of study and degree of specialisation to reflect the ... READ MORE

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Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP, OCT

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SEP, OCT
Full Time
1 year

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Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to study somewhere with a strong research culture, that delivers on your expectations. The opportunities, facilities and academics at Birmingham will help you to achieve your ambitions, whether they are research-led with a desire for discovery, or to boost your skills to advance your career. The University is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research – 87% of research conducted at the University has a global impact.

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University of Birmingham

Edgbaston Birmingham
B15 2TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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